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  • The Political Psychology of Attitudes towards the West

    An Empirical Analysis from Tamil Nadu, 1st Edition

    By Björn Goldstein

    Why do some individuals from the imagined "non-West" view the "West" favorably and others do not?  Grounded in psychological authoritarianism and the psychological reactions to experiences of rejection, Björn Goldstein provides a theoretical model to explain and predict attitude toward the "West."…

    Hardback – 2018-01-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

  • Friendship, Robots, and Social Media

    False Friends and Second Selves, 1st Edition

    By Alexis M. Elder

    Various emerging technologies, from social robotics to social media, appeal to our desire for social interactions, while avoiding some of the risks and costs of face-to-face human interaction. But can they offer us real friendship? In this book, Alexis Elder outlines a theory of friendship drawing…

    Hardback – 2017-12-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Applied Ethics

  • Imagining Mary

    A Psychoanalytic Perspective on Devotion to the Virgin Mother of God, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Rancour-Laferriere

    Imagining Mary breaks new ground in the long tradition of Christian mariology. The book is an interdisciplinary investigation of some of the many Marys, East and West, from the New Testament Mary of Nazareth down to Our Lady of the Good Death in the twentieth century. In Imagining Mary, Professor…

    Hardback – 2017-11-15
    Routledge

  • Wage Distribution Fairness in Post-Socialist Countries

    Situation and Socialization, 1st Edition

    By Zsófia Ignácz

    Fairness of wage distribution – or the perception of such – is a phenomenon crucial for the stability of new democracies. While theories exist about how change of the political system trickles down to the attitudinal level, the systematic analysis of the effect of economic transition on public…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31
    Routledge
    Studies in European Sociology

  • The Digital Child

    The Evolution of Inwardness in the Histories of Childhood, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Dervin

    Nothing is more synonymous with the twenty-first century than the image of a child on his or her smart phone, tablet, video game console, television, and/or laptop. But with all this external stimulation, has childhood development been helped or hindered? Daniel Dervin is concerned that today's…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31
    Routledge

  • Culture and the Cognitive Science of Religion

    1st Edition

    By James Cresswell

    Culture and the Cognitive Science of Religion is the first book to bring together cultural psychology and the cognitive science of religion (CSR). Containing much-needed discussion of how good research should do more than simply follow methodological prescriptions, this thought-provoking and…

    Hardback – 2017-10-30
    Routledge
    Cultural Dynamics of Social Representation

  • The Goal Conflict Model of Eating Behavior

    Selected Works of Wolfgang Stroebe, 1st Edition

    By Wolfgang Professor Stroebe

    In the World Library of Psychologists series, international experts present career-long collections of what they judge to be their finest pieces - extracts from books, key articles, salient research findings, and their major practical theoretical contributions. In this volume: Overweight and…

    Hardback – 2017-10-30
    Routledge
    World Library of Psychologists

  • Imagination and Social Perspectives

    Approaches from Phenomenology and Psychopathology, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michela Summa, Thomas Fuchs, Luca Vanzago

    Our experience of other individuals as minded beings goes hand in hand with the awareness that they have a unique epistemic and emotional perspective on the experienced objects and situations. The same object can be seen from many different points of view, an event can awaken different emotional…

    Hardback – 2017-10-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Phenomenology

  • Urban Poverty and Health Inequalities

    A Relational Approach, 1st Edition

    By Darrin Hodgetts, Ottilie Stolte

    When discussing health, we talk about ailments and afflictions, the potential of modern medicine and the behaviours that affect our health. Yet although these relationships exist, they undermine a more socio-economic understanding of health. This timely book takes a critical perspective to argue…

    Hardback – 2017-10-05
    Routledge
    Critical Approaches to Health

  • Emotions as Commodities

    Capitalism, Consumption and Authenticity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Eva Illouz

    Capitalism has made rationality into a pervasive feature of human action and yet, far from heralding a loss of emotionality, capitalist culture has been accompanied with an unprecedented intensification of emotional life. This raises the question: how could we have become increasingly rationalized…

    Hardback – 2017-10-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Emotions

  • The Future of Rational Choice for Crime Prevention

    1st Edition

    Edited by Danielle M. Reynald, Benoit Leclerc

    The rational choice perspective (RCP) is currently the core theoretical approach underpinning situational crime prevention (SCP). To date, many crimes have been studied through the lens of RCP, which increased our understanding of these phenomena, how they are committed and how they could…

    Hardback – 2017-09-21
    Routledge
    Criminology at the Edge

  • The Risk of Regional Governance

    Cultural Theory and Interlocal Cooperation, 1st Edition

    By Thomas Skuzinski

    Creating metropolitan regions that are more efficient, equitable, and sustainable depends on the willingness of local officials to work together across municipal boundaries to solve large-scale problems. How do these local officials think? Why do they only sometimes cooperate? What kind of…

    Hardback – 2017-09-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Urban Politics and Policy

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